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LPReN Brief

Conflict, Language Rights, and Education: Building Peace by Solving Language Problems in Southeast Asia
Joseph Lo Bianco, University of Melbourne
This brief report discusses peacebuilding in relation to language rights for ethnic and indigenous minority populations in Southeast Asia, and more broadly points to the possibility of an activist democratic language planning practice that aims to produce peace-promoting language policies in conflict-affected areas.

Visit the Resources section to read or download the brief.